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Now Accepting Applications for Bridge Adventure Cohort III

The Bridge Adventure Program at Texas Tech University is now accepting applications for its third cohort, which will start in the fall in 2023. Bridge Adventure is a program developed by faculty in the Davis College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources to create educational opportunities designed to promote diversity and inclusion in agricultural and natural resources fields through transformative learning experiences related to the…

Stories from the Trail

In February, Bridge Adventure students heard from Texas Tech University alum, Brandon Hatter, who shared his experiences hiking the Colorado Trail and adventuring through America’s national parks. Mountain Hideaway’s Kyle Jones also provided gear tips on how to stay warm and dry later this year when Bridge Adventure floats the Buffalo National River. Thanks to Mountain Hideaway…

Palo Duro Camping

Bridge Adventure Program students, including the newly selected second cohort, traveled to Palo Duro Canyon State Park October 1 to hike, explore, and camp in one of Texas’ most recognized outdoor recreation sites. For some students, this was their first experience camping outside. The trip encouraged students to get familiar with their fellow classmates and…

Service-Learning Reflection: Jake Burke

Located just north of Waco, World Hunger Relief, Inc. is an organization and educational farm dedicated to teaching people about sustainable agriculture and how it can be used to help end food insecurity. According to Action Against Hunger, across the globe, one in every nine people don’t have access to safe or nutritious food. WHRI…

Service Learning Reflection: Daniel Ozlowski

From June 13th-16th we went out to Waco Texas to the World Hunger Relief Inc. farm to help out with their day-to-day responsibilities. Over the course of the days there, we helped out with a variety of tasks, ranging from helping with a kids camp they were hosting that week to helping out with more…

Service-Learning Reflection: Kara Montgomery

In June 2022, our Bridge Adventure group went to the World Hunger Relief Farm (WHRI) in Waco, Texas and it was there that we got to work alongside the farm’s staff in livestock chores, gardening, and helping with the youth summer camp. Going into this trip my focus was on the work I would be…

Service-Learning Reflection: Madi Shade

My days spent at World Hunger Relief Inc. are some I will never forget. While most can take this statement lightly, my friends in Bridge Adventure and I can stand by it. From the moment we stepped out of the van, the hot summer air, earthy smell, and laughter filled my senses. We were instantly…

Texas Tech’s Bridge Adventure Program Explores Grand Canyon National Park

Seven students and three faculty members involved with Texas Tech University’s Bridge Adventure Program embarked on a four-day, three-night backpacking excursion in Grand Canyon National Park during spring break, March 16-20.  Bridge Adventure is a new program developed by faculty in the Davis College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources that creates educational opportunities designed…

Gearing Up for Adventure

Bridge Adventure Program students and faculty gathered October 21 at Mountain Hideaway, a local outdoor shop in Lubbock, Texas, to discuss gear and strategies for adventure preparation. As the program gets set for outdoor experiences, including a fall hike in Palo Duro Canyon State Park and the program’s premiere adventure excursion in Grand Canyon National…

Bridge Adventure Program Selects Inaugural Cohort

The Bridge Adventure Program at Texas Tech University has selected its inaugural cohort of eight students, representing 15 major and minor fields of study across the university.  Bridge Adventure is a new program developed by faculty in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources to create educational opportunities designed to promote diversity and inclusion in agricultural and natural resources fields through transformative learning experiences related to the natural environment. The program was established with a federally…

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